Employment Opportunities

Adult Services Librarian II – Part Time

Job Title: Adult Services Librarian II

FT/PT: Part-Time, 20 hours a week, non-exempt position, IMRF qualified, includes vacation

Salary: $20.86 per hour

Hours: Includes day, evening, and rotating weekend hours.
Schedule includes: Mondays 9am-1pm, Tuesdays 5pm-9pm, Thursdays 1pm-9pm, Fridays 9am-1:30pm.

Position Description:
The Bloomingdale Public Library is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Adult Services Reference Librarian. The ideal candidate will be creative, detail-oriented, tech savvy, and a self-starter with exceptional customer service skills and an ability to use new technologies to promote library services to both adults and teens.

Responsibilities Include:
• Selecting monthly resources for homebound patrons, including assisted living and supportive living residents
• Facilitate a monthly ‘Games for Grownups’ program at the library
• Collection development of several non-fiction selection areas
• Reference Desk duties, including readers’ advisory
• Assist patrons with ebooks and other downloadable resources
• Participate in community and senior outreach events
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS
• Minimum 2 year experience in a library or comparable business/organization
• Knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory practices
• Knowledge of online and electronic resources
• Social media proficiency and an understanding of current and emerging technology trends
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
• An ability to communicate effectively and provide outstanding customer service

Deadline Date: Open until filled

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Abigail Budzynski
Adult Services Department Head
Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
jobs@mybpl.org